Amy Winehouse, who died on Saturday, had a strong history on Billboard U.S. charts despite releasing just two albums — the Grammy-winning “Back to Black” and her 2003 debut, “Frank” — during her career.
“Back to Black” reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200 in March 2008, almost a year after it debuted, spending 78 total weeks on the chart. It’s sold 2.3 million to-date, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
“Frank” is her only other Billboard 200 entry, having debuted and peaked at No. 61 in December 2007. It’s sold 307,000 units.
As for her singles, “Rehab” peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June 2007 and has sold 1.7 million downloads. Her only other Hot 100 hit, “You Know I’m No Good,” reached No, 77 in 2008 and has sold 729,000.
The songs were biggest at adult alternative radio, peaking at Nos. 7 and 2, respectively, on Billboard’s Triple A airplay chart in 2007. “Rehab” also rose to No. 13 on Pop Songs and No. 14 on Adult Pop Songs.
In a statement issued Saturday, Recording Academy president Neil Portnow said: “Five-time Grammy winner Amy Winehouse was a dynamic performer and musician who seamlessly blended rock, jazz, pop, and soul and created a sound all her own. Her rich, soulful and unique voice reflected her honest songwriting and earned her a devoted fan following, critical acclaim, and the genuine respect and admiration of her musical peers. She will forever be remembered for her immense talent, and her music will live on for generations to come. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family, friends, and fans during this difficult time.”